CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Long-Term Volunteering in Kenya

Bishop J Waichere Secondary School

Children
bishop j waichere secondary school

The school therefore offers formal learning in the mornings while there are non-formal education courses in the afternoon (dress making, beat making, etc). These courses are primarily focusing on the provision of practical vocational skills to enable the children/ youth gain employment on the job market later on.

The Project

The Bishop J Waichere Center School was founded to provide children from poor families who cannot afford school fees the possibility to attend secondary education. The school therefore offers formal learning in the mornings while there are non-formal education courses in the afternoon (dress making, beat making, etc). These courses are primarily focusing on the provision of practical vocational skills to enable the children/ youth gain employment on the job market later on. Part of the pupils live in the school while others or coming from outside for the classes.

Location

The project is located in Maai Mahiu, Limuru County.

Volunteer Tasks

  • Assisting in preparation and serving of meals at the school
  • Assisting in teaching (Maths, English, science)
  • Using sports, dancing painting activities to develop creativity in the children
  • Assisting in privation of vocational training courses

Accomodation and Food

The volunteer will live with a host family near the project site. The host family will provide breakfast and dinner.